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Admissions will be issued on the following basis:

  • Exhibitor credentials are based on exhibit space cost only
  • Credentials for first year concessions are based on assigned minimums only.After the concession’s first year, credentials for all concessions are based on the percentage amount paid during the previous year only.

The following shows the number of credentials issued determined by exhibit space cost:

Level Space Cost Tickets Hang Tags

$0 - $399 0 0
2 $400 - $500 10 1
3 $501 - $800 30 1
4 $801 - 1100 40 2
5 $1101 - $2200 60 2
6 $2201 & over 60 3

A gate admission ticket is required starting at 11:00 am on Friday, September 6.No gate admission ticket is required after 9:00 pm, the first Friday through last Saturday, and after 6:00 pm on the last Sunday.

Duplication, alteration, or use of previous year’s tickets and/or hangtags is strictly prohibited.This offense will be turned over to the authorities and is considered just cause for cancellation of the Exhibitor’s Contract.

Individual Participant Admission Tickets

These tickets are for the exclusive use of employees or volunteers who work in an Exhibitor booth during the Kansas State Fair.The tickets are not to be resold, used as part of a promotion, or given to any person who is not an employee/volunteer necessary to the operation of an exhibit on the Fairgrounds.Any usage, other than for admission to work in an exhibit or concession is considered a violation of your Contract.If an Exhibitor is interested in purchasing tickets for promotional purposes, please contact the Fair Ticket Office about our Corporate Purchasing Program.

Additional Credentials - Individual Participant Tickets, Season Gate Passes and/or Parking Hangtags

Additional credentials can be purchased in advance if the request and payment are postmarked by August 15. Exhibitors may use the form in the back of this Manual or online, to purchase additional credentials for exhibit workers/volunteers.Exhibitors may also send or fax a written request with specifics and payment, as applies.

After August 15, all exhibitors and concessionaires will be required to purchase discount gate tickets for $6 each through the Kansas State Fair Ticket Office or Dillons Stores throughout Kansas through Thursday, September 5.Season Gate Passes may also be purchased at the Kansas State Fair Ticket Office through Friday, September 6.Parking hangtags (Reserved or Yellow Lot General Parking) will be available for purchase through the Commercial Exhibits Office until Thursday, September 5.

Additional gate tickets may also be purchased at the Kansas State Fair Ticket Office during the following times:

  • Monday, September 2, 20198:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • September 3-4, 20198:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • September 5, 20198:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • September 6 through September 158:00 am to 8:00 pm

Beginning Friday, September 6, adult general gate admission tickets may also be purchased at every

gate or from the Ticket Office.

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